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    December 25, 2012
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>> reporter: we're live in campbell where more than 60 firefighters are on the scene of a fire at a commercial building. we'll have the latest on what is happening at this hour. a new storm is knocking on our door. i'll have what we can expect for christmas day -- coming up. stormy weather caused some big trouble sunday night. today's rain is raising new concerns about flooding on the
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peninsula. >> reporter: something warm to eat and something warm to wear. the preparations underway for a big giveaway in san francisco this morning. "mornings on 2" starts now. good morning, everybody. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm brian flores. dave clark has the morning off. >> good morning. i'm pack cook. tori campbell is off today. it's -- i'm pam cook. it it tori campbell is off today. a christmas morning fire in the south bay. it started a few hours ago. janine de la vega is on the scene and joins us from campbell. how does it look out there, janine? >> reporter: well, the fire is out here at this commercial building on del avenue. firefighters are still putting water on it. you can actually see the smoke still rising in the air coming from that building. now, originally we were told
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that the firefighters had not entered the building yet for safety precautions. let's go to some video. here you can see some flames shooting from the roof. we were told they were 50 feet up in the air at one point. firefighters were called to the scene just before 5:00 a.m. they immediately started to attack it from the outside. the fire then grew to three alarms. firefighters put up three aerial ladders to spray on the scene. >> we can see there's an engineering. in the back is where the fire was at. we're not sure what is inside, what type of businesses. >> reporter: one of the businesses is called mccalman engineering. the other we're told is a startup tech firm. it's unclear the extent of the damage. but in the last few minutes, i did see the business owners pulling out. they were -- firefighters were
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pulling out electronic equipment from inside the building and handle it over to their business owners. we know that 60 firefighters are still out here on the scene from santa clara county fire and san jose fire is assisting as well. police are os here on the scene blocking -- police are also here on the scene blocking off the fire. reporting live from campbell, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, janine. we're back on stormwatch. more rain is moving in today. it will soak the already saturated soil. because we're getting wind, too, we could see trees topple over. rosemary is here with what we can expect today. yes, good morning to you. the main event coming in this afternoon but already ahead of the main event, seeing some scattered showers. falling over parts of the north bay. shifting east.
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take a look at santa rosa. definitely moderate enough to actually hit the ground. the lighter returns we saw earlier this morning, now becoming heavier over winds ooh, santa rosa, glen ellen. if it's not hitting the ground in your area, it's priming the atmosphere to do so. pittsburg, antioch, clayton, walnut creek. mainly cloudy conditions overhead. now we're looking at rain clouds. the big system will be in time for the second half of your day, including moderate to heavy rain, winds and the possibility of isolated storms. i will break it down for you in a little bit. crews spent christmas eve shoring up a levee along san fran sisco creek -- francisco creek. the sand bags are expected to hold back water until the project to rebuild the levee
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begins next wall. the drivers involved in a head-on collision have been taken to the hospital. the chp says a car going on the wrong way slammed into an approaching car. that happened on 101 right at the dump. that's just north of san rafael. >> upon arrival on our scene, we found two vehicles, one on the right shoulder. one in the center divide, both with manger front-end damage. >> investigators believe that alcohol did play a factor in that crash. all lanes have reopened on 880 near fruitvale in oakland. at least three vehicles were involved in the crash there. that happened at just about 5:30 this morning. all lanes were blocked for about an hour while crews worked to clean that up. so far, no word of injuries. 7:05 now. happening now, a little bit of good news. a holiday meal filled with kindness and good cheer. for the past 90 minutes, volunteers have been preparing
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the annual christmas feast at st. anthony's and that's where allie rasmus is live. >> reporter: good morning. everyone who comes in for a holiday meal is also going to get a little christmas gift. we're standing in the hobby of the st. anthony's foundation where you can see volunteers here putting together gift bags. they are expecting 4,000 people to walk through these doors today for a christmas meal and everyone coming in will get a gift bag filled with toiletries and a hand-knit scarf. st. anthony's put owl calls to volunteers and members of the country. you can see there's lot of work that these volunteers have already done and there's still much more to go. next to this is the kitchen. this is the kitchen where they are preparing the holiday meal. it's a little busy. we don't want to distract them. let's show you the video. people in the community donated
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400 hams that will be cooked this morning along with all of the other trimmings for the traditional christmas meal. in and helping them serve the meal will be coaches and members of the military team. >> for these guys to have the military team here, it's a real connection. >> reporter: this is just the first round of volunteers packing up these gift bags. this isn't even all of the scarfs and hats that they have. there is an entire truckload of bags like this outside waiting to be brought in. but the volunteers are still working on putting these gift bags together. again, 4,000 of them will go out to all of the 4,000 people expected to get a christmas meal. the navy football players in town for the caste bowl will help out the volunteers by
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cooking the christmas meals who come in today. live in san francisco, allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. >> looks very busy. netflix says many customers are still experiencing problems with its video streaming service. on the twitter feed, networks calls it terrible timing since so many people spend holidays watching movies with family and friends. they are trying to fix the problem but it apparently is from amazon. there's no time line when it can be fixed. terrible timing, yeah. >> i'll say. a lot of people counting on watching movies. a lot of people maybe are up now, 7:00 a.m. and headed off to grandma's house or auntie's house. let's check in with tara. see how the roads look. >> they are looking pretty good. just got a tweet from john. he said why are you working? there's never any traffic on
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christmas. but there is. and we have drunk drivers. we dent expect a whole lot of -- we don't expect a whole lot of traffic throughout the day. let's take a look live at the bay bridge toll plaza. you can see traffic moving nice into san francisco at this hour. at the going bridge sort of the same story of the sun coming up here. smooth sailing. down 680 at the sunol grade this is the fremont area, you can see that traffic is moving very well in both directions. 7:09. rosemary, how is it going? >> good morning well, the gray skies are becoming thicker and now embedded within those gray skies. we have some rain. a few spotty showers in the forecast for some morning hours and now the model wants to bring a little bit of a steady rain, a little bit sooner. we'll take a look at that in just a moment. we have all of the doppler radars working for you. this is where i'm seeing a line of light to moderate rain.
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you can see hit or miss around the area. some of this not hitting the ground. we're talking about virga here. but it will. this line, definitely a possibility along highway 101 between healdsburg and santa rosa, it will get worse as the morning/afternoon progresses. if you do need to be traveling today, this is definitely the better bet. tough for me to get that out. there you can. we shift to the east a little bit to antioch, bay point, clayton, perhaps a few light showers here and then mill pete, sunnyvale, reporting rain -- milpitas, sunnyvale, reporting rain showers. earlier in the morning, the models kept the rain out, until noontime. it was hitting santa rosa. now it looks like closer to 9:00. see this here? 9:00 over the north bay sliding into in and around san jose perhaps by about noontime. so this is going to come ahead of the main event.
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light showers, a possibility now through the morning hours, early half of the afternoon. by 1:00, the front is moving through the north bay. had is when we'll see the gustiest -- this is when we'll see the gustiest winds. 2:00, 3:00, it's now shifting. by 4:00 into the south bay. 5:00 we're all wet and then scattered showers will remain for your christmas night. hate to be the bearer of bad news especially if you are getting a bike this year. it may be tough to get outdoors and ride. your extended forecast. rain and wind with us. we do have sierra snow. a winter storm warning. morning showers tomorrow. finally going to break away to some dry weather and it's going to last more than a day. increasing clouds friday into saturday. the models may bring us a shower or want to bring us a shower or saturday morning. i will be tracking that for you. all in all, definitely a drier forecast once we get past this storm. back to you. snowshoers, forced to spend
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two chilly nights in the wilderness recall the moment they saw rescuers. >> they were like angels down the road. they were. i really thought we were done. >> we'll have more details on how they made it out alive. and hang onto your phone. what we're learning about a rash of smartphone thefts on muni buses in san francisco.
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happy holidays to you. our quiet weather turning quite active into the afternoon. moderate rain expected along with breezy conditions and the possibility of isolated thunderstorms. a group of snowshoers is home safe after getting lost in oregon's mount hood. the group had to san jose a makeshift shelter and call for help. laura rios was there. >> reporter: welcomed sight this christmas eve. carrying three snowshoers back
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to their families after two nights in the elements on mount hood. mark kelsey, margarita its strada and debra schindler set out on know shoes saturday morning with plans to camp in a hut that night for one of their birthdays. instead, they found the trail will washed out during the summer from flooding. >> the reality with that, the trail doesn't exist. we had to make our trail and that's what kept us out there longer, kept us pushing harder. we were across streams. >> reporter: cell phone was spotty but the group was able to call 911 sunday afternoon and give their gps coordinates. search teams set out that day but had to turn back because of bad weather. so the trio, all experienced, spent the night in a makeshift shelter near a tree. members of the group were moved to tears when talking about the moment rescuers found them four miles down the canyon from the highway. >> they were like angels coming down the road. they were because i really thought we were done.
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we had no more propane. very little food and just one chance to make one call. and thank god we got through. >> the irony, is i put in 18 years with mountain rescue and i get to deal with the fact that mountain rescue rescued me, came to help our group out. i can work with the irony of that later. >> reporter: for now, the focus is on making up lost time on their families. >> he's usually so punctual. the moment he didn't come home when he was supposed to, i was yes -- i was so upset with him. i never hear the end if i don't tell him where i am all of the time. i'm gonna milk it for as much as i can. i'm happy he's back. >> good ending to that story there. crews in marin county, called off the search for a drunk driving suspect. we were telling you about that yesterday, the one who jumped into corte madera creek.
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after several thundershowers, authorities found no sign of the suspect seen swimming away from the officers. ross police say he ran from them when he ran from a field sobriety test. the man jumped into the creek. an officer followed him in the water and lost sight of him in the dark. a family of a teenager killed by a zoo will hold a special ceremony for him. carlos souza, was killed by that tiger, tatiana. the zhu has settleled lawsuits with the family and his two friends. the exhibit is new a glass enclosure. a woman has been charged with manslaughter. prosecutors say she was intoxicated last thursday when
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she drove a group into four pedestrians pushing them down a sleep slope. a 57-year-old died from the injuries. two other people are injured but are expected to survive. uc berkeley are investigating after shots were fired on campus. no one was hurt but the incident happened around 7:30 on monday night. campus police say a group of young people, they were arguing when one person fired three shots. the group ran from the scene but some of them were later taught. now, police say they also recovered a gun. a warning this morning about a rash of cell phone thefts on muni buses in san francisco. police say three people reported their phones stolen in recent days, while riding muni and getting off the bus. officers say a woman on the sunset blues was talking on her phone -- bus talking on her phone when a man grabbed it from her. and this happened to other people on san bruno avenue. and then a teen was robbed on
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another bus near san bruno avenue. firefighter departments in contra costa county have received a new state of the art live safing tool. 72 heart monitors were given thanks to a grant by fema and. the technology allows firefighters in the field to detect heart attacks and communicate with hospitals to prepare for immediate assistance. firefighters will begin using the systems in the field on january 1st. governor jerry brown gave dozens of former inmates a holiday gift. on christmas eve, he pardoned 79 people who competed their sentences and had not reoffended within the last decade. most of those pardons were low- level offenses. they will be pardoned to serve on juries an in some cases own firearms. under the revised three strikes law, in november, voters approved prop 36 which requires that a life sentence only be given for a third felony if it's a serious or violent crime. about 3700 prisoners may
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qualify for resentencing hearings and some inmates have already won their release. a christmas eve storm is headed our way. rosemary will be back to tell us where and when the rain will hit. and how san jose police officers are helping to spread christmas cheer. here is a look at the senate bridge. you can see -- san mateo bridge. you can see traffic is moving nicely. we'll tell you about some free parking in san francisco -- coming up.
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welcome back. san jose police are helping to make this christmas a little brighter for some children. officers loaded up their patrol cars yesterday with dozens of gift bags filled with toys. the gifts were given specifically to children who really need the holiday cheer. >> we're seeing people at their worst a lot of times. a lot of domestic violence, a lot of disturbances around the holidays. a lot of times we see frightened children caught in the middle.
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>> the gift bags were donated by dollar tree stores for police officers to distribute to families. later this morning, the city of san francisco has a suggestion for families looking for something to do after opening presents. some popular destinations are open. the bow tan call gardens features more than 8,000 plants and flowers and you can went a boat at stow lake. president obama is's. he may avoid -- president obama is in hawaii. he may come home early to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. a plan includes proposed
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projects to attract state i havers -- visitors. 7:23. moving along in the day right now, tara, you know we talked about going to the golden gate park today. there is another gift that people should know about. >> there is a perk. free parking. >> yay! >> in san francisco today. yeah, free metered parking everywhere along a -- including along the embarcadero and fisherman's wharf. no street sweeping unless that sign says seven days a week of the including holidays. that's the good news -- a week, including holidays. that's the good news. you can see traffic is moving well along all directions. we have, really not a whole lot of people out there. hopefully everybody is opening their presents right now. down in the south bay, 237, milpitas, usually we see a lot of westbound traffic on the right-hand side of your screen but really own what? three cars right now.
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so that's great. here's rosemary. we have a new storm rolling in in, in time for your christmas day. it looks like it could be wet and windy by the afternoon this is part of the bay area where we continue with the mostly gray skies and the mostly dry conditions, although picking up some light rain in santa rosa. let's head in a little bit closer here where we have the doppler radar going for you. look at the north bay. a line of light to moderate rain. santa rosa, rohnert park, petaluma, saint he lone na, snow -- st. helena, sonoma. we've been watching of on-and- off showers all morning long. palo alto, los altos. dumbarton bridge. some of this not shutting the ground just yet. san jose, campbell. we will continue to track this for you throughout the morning hours as well as the afternoon. bill martin will be in here
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later today. a winter storm warning above 3500 feet starts at noontime. if you plan to go to the sierra, go now. here is a look at what you can expect by the end of the day. the rain anywhere from .50 to 1 over the north bay. .25 to an 1 over the south bay. it will be windy t will be a quick mover -- windy. it will be a quick mover. scattered showers tonight, scattered showers tomorrow morning and then we're finally going to get a break that lasts a few days. saturday i see a possibility of showers there. overnight lows in the upper 30s. afternoon highs in the mid-50s. back to you. >> thank you, rosemary. well, the pope delivered his annual christmas day address this morning. the focus of his message and who he mentioned specifically. >> reporter: and a christmas breakfast being served this morning at glide of it's all thanks to these hard-working
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volunteers. we'll tell you -- we'll tell you why some of these folks are pitching in. and a christmas celebration overseas. how those who serve our country are getting holiday cheer thousands of miles away from their families. stay with us. [ singing christmas carols in background ]
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welcome back to "mornings on 2." well, the salvation army is making sure needy heap who are homebound will also enjoy the holiday. this morning, hundreds of volunteers will help the salvation army in san francisco deliver warm meals and christmas cheer. 4300 meals will be cooked, packaged and then brought to sign yers living alone. the christmas meal delivery program is nearly half a century old. some of the volunteers began helping out about 20 years ago. san francisco firefighters are getting ready to hand out toys to children in need this christmas. the toys were collected as part of lefty o'doul's annual toy drive. we showed you that yesterday. it ended at 2:00 this morning. as of 10:00 last night, lefty's collected about 7,000 toys. their goal was 15,000. but very nice. pope benedict made his annual christmas day address this morning.
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[ applause ] >> he delivered the message at st. peter's basilica and prayed for world peace and called for an end to the violence in syria. he also urged christians to make room for god in their fast- paced lives. thousands of people are celebrating christmas in bethlehem. a midnight mass was born in nativity. the israel's tour ministry expects 75,000 people to visit which is actually a drop from last year. new this morning while troops in afghanistan may not be able to spend christmas with their families, they are still getting in the holiday spirit. u.s. and afghanistan forces celebrated the day together. hundreds of troops in kabul kicked off the day with lunch. they had turkey, everything that goes with it. soldiers had the hardest part being away from their children. >> christmas is the time when people get together and they share and we eat good food.
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it's not as bad as it seems but i was wish i was home with my family. >> the joint celebration comes as the u.s. troops begin to handoff responsibility to the troops in 2013. queen elizabeth and her granddaughters arrived at st. mary magdalene church. prince philip was there. prince william was spending the holiday with his wife, kate, and her family. now, the between's traditional christmas message will be aired later. it will be broadcast as she's putting on her 3-d glasses. the queen will be reflecting on a year where she celebrated the london olympic, her diamond jub lie and the news that the duke and duchess of cambridge are expecting their first child there. snow is expected over the
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interstate 80 corridor in the afternoon. as of right now, chains are not require for considers on interstate 80 or highway 50 but chains are required on other state routes. interstate 40 near oklahoma city has reopened, after shutting down following a 21- car trash. this happened as a powerful storm threatens a white christmas to the plains and thunderstorms are in effect from texas to florida. police say a man was crossing broadway at hogan avenue just before 5:30 when he was hit. witnesses say the driver was involved in a speeding contest with another driver at the time. the suspect vehicle is described as black, a 1990s honda terrific, and it now has front-end damage. san leandro police are investigating a christmas eve shooting. police say they found a man in his 60s who had been shot
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inside an suv on west broadmore boulevard. the man was rushed to the hospital for surgery. his condition has not been released. police have not released information about a shooter or motive. new this morning, a nurses' strike at nine bay area hospitals is over. about 5400 nurses walked off the job on capacity eve. nurse says they called the strike over health benefits, sick pay and staffing. many told us they didn't have time to finish off their christmas shopping earlier and so they came back to stores. the stores were offering new and bigger discounts. so now they can give gifts they had not considered in their budget before. >> i am like exchanging stuff and giving things that my sister actually wants. >> the malls are predicting big crowds again tomorrow when customers will be using gift
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cards and exchanging gifts. some stores could discount what's left on their shelves by as much as 80% to make way for spring merchandise. happening now a very special christmas breakfast for thousands of needy families is  getting underway in san francisco. alex savidge is live there with the holiday tradition at glide memorial church. good morning, alex. >> reporter: an annual tradition here at glide. a lot of people up early, pitching in to make sure that those in need get a nice, warm meal this christmas morning. you can see these generous volunteers. they are peeling carrots and preparing the salad. and they are carving the ham and durky. i want to give you a look. this is what the deeping hall looks like. they opened this open. ham and eggs and grits on the menu. hundreds are already down there enjoying a nice hot breakfast this christmas morning. glide expects to serve 5,000
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meals throughout the day. a yearly tradition on christmas and one man i talked to a short time ago, enjoying breakfast told me glide is the place he comes for the holidays. >> they have a delicious breakfast at glide on christmas and thanksgiving. i like coming here on christmas for breakfast. >> reporter: at least 600 volunteers will be coming through glide here today to do their parts to serve up the meals and they are busy right now, slicing up the turkey and the ham. breakfast, that will be served until 9:00 this morning. anyone at 9:00, they begin serving up a traditional christmas dinner. if you want to donate your time today, you are feeling anyonerrous, you are more than welcomed to come down here to glide and pitch in today. we're live this morning in san francisco, alex savage, a ktvu channel 2 news. >> very busy out there. >> very nice. >> very nice, indeed. tara is covering traffic.
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a lot of people wondering why you are covering traffic. >> look at this. fire coming out of my hand -- no. it's the yule log. don't watch the yule log. watch us. we haven't had an entry on the chping will for almost an hour. but tomorrow, the sales. it will be jam packed. get ready. this is the bay bridge toll plaza. we we don't have a lot of -- we don't have a lot of folks on the highway. the 880, not a lot going on and the 680, traffic looking good in both directions. here's rosemary. >> good morning to you. a live look at the overcast conditions and rain beginning to fall in some case, the brunt of the storm, the powerful punch gonna come later today. we're already picking um returns over parts of the bay area. i was watching those traffic cams most of us are still dry. that's good news because we have plenty of time to get wet.
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storm number one, i guess, of this new round will be the only one. i don't want to scare u we have this storm and then we're -- scare you. we have this storm and then we're dry. this system bringing rain ahead of the main front. this will eventually slip into glen ellen. we have sonoma with a few light scattered showers, a possibility of novato, along highway 1 inverness, we're seeing a few light showers. light to moderate cell, definitely gonna hit the ground. some of this stuff, still virga. we have rain showers overhead. maybe a few sprinkles over saratoga and campbell but the widespread event gonna come later today. right now, temperatures upper 30s, low 40s. low -- so the blanket of clouds helping. areas near santa rosa and napa, 3 to 5 degrees above what we fell 24 hours ago. still cool and chilly, 42 in
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petaluma, 43 in novato. here is the forecast. the line rant wants to move in -- wants to move in by 9:00. earlier models had us pretty much dry up until noontime. that's changed. this storm approaching a little bit quaker by 2:00. now this the main -- quicker by 2:00. now this is the main. shifting into the central bay by 3:00. in addition to moderate rain, could see the possibility of isolated thunderstorms and gusty conditions. winds 20, 30 miles an hour possible at times by tonight scattered showers. now, here is your extended forecast. straightening out what i mentioned a moment ago, we get scattered showers tonight, scattered showers torm morning and then we're dry. we have dry weather thursday, friday, maybe a sprinkle saturday morning, not putting it on the icon just yet. i'm hoping for dry weather through the weekend. pam? an update community is morning after two volunteers were shot and killed while
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responding to a house fire. a vigil was held in webster. four firefighters were shot as they rushed to the scene of the fire yesterday morning. steve rapaport has more on the victims and the trap that was set for them. >> the tragedy -- >> reporter: a shocking crime early christmas eve morning. four local firefighters are shot as they rushed to the scene of a fire in webster new york. two firefighters never coming back. >> there was a car in a house that was engulfed in flames, probably set by mr. springler who laid in wait with -- spen who wayed in -- spengler who laid in wait. he destroyed other homes and then hid, setting a trap for those who arrived on the scene. >> never in my -- never, any time in my career have i seep
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anything like this. >> reporter: two firefighters were killed. two others were hit and remain in the hospital. those mountain community wanted to pay their respects at webster fire hall. >> i don't know how you couldn't come out tonight. these guys are heroes. at alarm sounds -- when that alarm sounds, it could be you or me. >> this is the time of celebration, time to be with your family. and now there's people that are -- don't have a home. and, you know, there's family members that are missing and there's family members that are hospitalized. how can that be christmas. >> reporter: steve ra a port, fox news. 7:41. he was one half of tv's -- odd couple. and a tribute to newtown's little angel.
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the memorial display inside the national cathedral. hey, look! a shooting star!
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blogger, -- japanese blogger, he says the next ipad will hit stores in march and says the fifth version will be lighter than the last one. instagram has been hit with its first lawsuit. an instagram user is saying they breeched their contract with others. a major point of contention is the policies no longer contain the photos will remain quiet. 7:45 right now. president obama will be making changes to his second term cabinet. he's probably going to have to fill several hype positions starting with secretary of state. hillary clinton will likely be replaced by massachusetts senator, john kerry. meanwhile, as for some --
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moving on, ben affleck says he's not quitting his day job. he posted a message only facebook page saying he does not plan to run for office in massachusetts. the announcement comes after rumors that affleck may have been weighing in a run for john kerry pea senate seat. if kerry's confirmed -- kerry's senate seat. if kerry is confirmed, affleck will continue his work for aid for eastern congo and for veterans and fighting hunger. jack klugman is dead at the age of 90. he was best friends with co- star tony randall until his death eight years ago. klugman worked more than 60 years in dramatic and comedy roles on broadway and tv. the family says he died peacefully at home last night. hollywood lost another actor yesterday. charles turning died at -- durning died at his home.
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he did a little dance in the best little whorehouse in texas. hundreds of people in south africa attended christmas services to play for the recovery of -- pray for the recovery of fell san mandella. he's been in the hospital since the beginning of the month. doctors say they have no plans to release him any time soon. now he, he originally was hospitalized for a lung infection but also had surgery for gallstones. people in newtown, connecticut, are trying to neighborhood some christmas eye joy. it's been -- christmas joy. it's been more than a week since a gunman killed 26 people at sandy hook elementary school. yesterday on christmas eve volunteers passed out free hot cocoa, doughnuts an stuffed animals to kids. people in newtown, connecticut say it's important to still celebrate the holiday. >> fortunately, we have many, many kids that are still here. it's all about the kids and
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being with family. last night, people gathered to celebrate christmas eve at church. a children's choir sang christmas carols, the shooting barely mentioned during the service. and a really nice moment. all police officers will have today off so they can spend time with their families. that's because officers in surrounding towns will come in and cover their shift. 20 child-like angels adorn the all ter in the children's chap in the national cathedral -- chapel in the national cathedral. two people were rushed to the hospital in east oakland overnight after their christmas eve much service was interrupted gunfire -- christmas service was interrupted by gunfire.
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police say a bullet landed in a baby stroller. two people were rushed to the hospital with unknown injuries in morning. police are looking for the three people responsible for a woman in critical condition. witnesses reported hearing several shots and saw three suspects take off in a vehicle. the woman was taken to the hospital where she's listed in critical condition. 7:49 here on "mornings on 2." and there is a warning for people who plan to head up to the slopes. the dangers in the next 48 hours that could put many skiers and snowboarders lives at risk. and a scare in arizona with a plane. what may have caused their plane to catch fire.
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welcome back to "mornings on 2." in arizona, a u.s. airways plane caught fire on christmas eve. the flight had just arrived to phoenix from san diego when a passenger reported smelling gasoline. more than 100 passengers were
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safely evacuated so the plane could be inspected. the fire was discovered during that inspection and quickly put out. authorities say a fuel leak may have caused the fire. the days after christmas, typically a time when many head up to tahoe. there is a strong danger warning about avalanches. 49-year-old steven anderson was buried for five hours by the time crews reached him and it was too late. >> the other friends that will be in our group were looking for him and probing around. but they didn't find hill. he was at the bottom of the cliff instead of the top. >> the resort said several people were skiing and snowboarding in the area when the avalanche was triggered. the avalanche center for california says the risk for more is considerable in the next 48 hours. now, there was also an avalanche at alpine meadows t was triggered by a member of the ski patrol on purpose.
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one person is in critical condition after being caught in that yesterday morning. authorities say one of the patrol members on a snow safety mission threw an explosive charge to initiate the avalanche. other team members took cover but. avalanche broke much higher and wider than expected. one member was buried in the snow, airlifted to the reno hospital and the area is now closed off to the public. crews plan to keep working for a missing lake countywoman today. kimberly hazelwood left her home in upper lake on sunday night. her family said she seemed depressed. they found some of her property and closing near where she went missing. search andreas cau teams, swift water res ta, and a helicopter looked for her -- search and rescue teams, swift water rescue and a helicopter looked for her. they couldn't find her. police say two armed robbers broke into a business on monry day highway around 3:30 in the morning on sunday.
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hours later, they struck on south keyly boulevard and then another one on londy avenue. police are searching for the suspects. two people were hurt. the city of richmond is giving it's approval to chevron's blan on -- plan on rebuilding the refinery. the city manager said a consultant's report supports chevron's choice in technology to repair defective pipes. critics were concerned that they would not use the best technology or be inherently safer than fire code requirements. it's believed that a leaking pipe sparked the fire that sickened some 15,000 people. 7:54 now. we've had a very interesting morning. >> yes. tara has more on this. >> good morning, guys. actually we'veprity much -- pretty much -- we've pretty much lucked out. that's the good news. when you look outside, you can see the roadways are pretty clear. this is highway 4 through bay point. this is in the pittsburg area.
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folks on the bottom portion of your screen there headed westbound toward concord and onto 680. up next a lock at highway 24. this is la fayette -- a look at highway 24. this is la fayette. and then in san jose, you can see traffic moving good in both directions. let's check in with rosemary. good morning to you. a new day, a new storm. a few scattered showers already falling in some areas. a live look there at the golden gate bridge -- bridge. most of us mainly dry. we've got the front, the main event, still right off the northern california coastline. but we're seeing a few scattered showers ahead of that. taking a look here. picking up light to perhaps a few moderate rain falling over petaluma, rain cells, i should say, finish my sentence there. down into novato, san rafael,
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mill valley, light showers a possibility for you and down into areas along the peninsula, campbell, blossom hill road, maybe a few sprinkles there. the ail ma dawn expressway. -- alma done expressway -- almadon expressway. this morning, isolated showers. winds are still light out there. upper 30s to low to mid-40s outside the door. by the afternoon, the rain will come and with the main front so will the wind. gusts expected. possibility of isolated thunderstorms. widespread showers are in the extended forecast here. so get ready. we're gearing up for rain. it will be steady by the afternoon. tomorrow morning, we're tapering off, a few lingering showers. that should be about it. increasing clouds on friday and the latest models do bring the possibility of rain perhaps friday night into saturday.
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after that, we're mostly dry saturday and sunday. i will till you how much rain we're expecting -- i will tell you how much rain we're expecting with this system. many people missed their favorite popular movies. the netflix crash. and a big christmas eve crash. >> reporter: something warm to eat and something warm to wear. the giveaway that volunteers have been preparing for all christmas morning.
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good morning. welcome back to "mornings on 2." i'm pam cook in for tori campbell today. >> good morning. i'm brian flores. dave clark is off. it's tuesday, december 25th. ktvu was first on the scene of a south bay fryer that through to -- fire that grew to three alarms. janine de la vega is live with more. >> reporter: firefighters are on the scene mopping up. they are inside this commercial building putting out hot spots. this is an industrial area close to the los gatos border. it's not near residential homes. let's go to video. this was taken earlier this
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morning, where you can see flames shooting up from the roof as high as 15 feet in the air. two aerial ladders were used to spray water on the flames. firefighters believe no one was inside. but it appears two businesses were run out of the building with one suffering the brunt of the damage. >> i did a lap around the building and it looks like the back half of the building here is burned completely. the roof is gone. all of the property inside is gone, too. it looked like it was some sort of manufacturing, maybe a battery, electric-type vehicle operation. not sure as to who or what. haven't seen anybody from that business as of yet. >> reporter: here's a look at the back of the building, as you heard from that battalion chief, the roof burned off and flames ate away at the inside of the building. it's unclear what the cause of
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the fire was. the building in the front suffered minor smoke damage and we're told it shue be able to -- should be able to operate because that side of the building is structurally sound. we'll stay on the scene and monitor this for you and get more information you from later on "mornings on 2." janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. we're back on stormwatch after catching a break in the weather. parts of the bay area are getting hilt with rain again. ktvu's meteorologist has a look at the storm coming in. >> the main event will be this afternoon. already spotty showers around parts of the north bay. stormtracker2, we've got several dopplers on already. three make. making it easy to -- three. making it easy to track. this is where we're seeing steady light rain. petaluma seeing light rain across highway 101 if you are go in be outdoors, be prepared
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for the slick roads already over the north bay. i backed this up a little bit. most of us dealing with mostly cloudy skies and again the main event coming later today with the front still offshore. i'll talk if what you can expect, how long this system is gonna last -- coming up. >> thank you, rosemary. ahead of today's storm, crews rushed to fix that damaged east palo alto leaveee. sandbags were placed on top of the levee along the creek last night. they worked through the night on christmas leave to build up that levee and block off areas where the water came through the back side of that levee. >> they are gonna add sandbags on tonight of the levee and they are go in create a circle around the area to make sure that -- the water can be controlled. >> one family shared foe tote. the sand bags expected to hold
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back the water. the chp has just given its collision record for a head-on crash this morning in marin county. the highway patrol says a 350- year-old of san diego was driving the wrong -- 30-year- old of san diego was driving the wrong way on 101 when he hit a woman from petaluma. she was going the right direction. this happened north of novato at the dumps. >> medics were immediately started. upon arrival on our scene, we found two vehicles on the right shoulder, both with major front- end damage. both drivers were taken to marin general hospital. chen has been arrested on drunk driving charges. all lanes have reopened on 880 in fruitvale in oakland. at least three vehicles were involved in a crash there. all lanes were blocked for about an hour while crews worked to clean up. there are no word of any injuries there. also happening right now,
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st. anthony's dining room in san francisco is filling up with delicious food and holiday gifts. thousands of people will soon start pouring in. allie rasmus is there at st. anthony's this morning with this wonderful christmas bay area tradition. >> reporter: i'm standing in the lobby of st. anthony's foundation. beme are thousands of gift bags that volunteers have put together. inside, they have hand-knitted scarfs, toiletries soap, and socks and toothbrushes. the foundation put out the call to volunteers and donors across the country to send them hand- knitted scarfs and hats and they got a huge response. they are giving out 4,000 of these today. some of these were very carefully packaged with handwrite -- handwritten notes. it took a lot of work -- work for the volunteers to get these assembled. some of them got here at 6:00. >> it's really a holiday spirit
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for me to be here with my fellow elfs -- elves. >> reporter: it's busy in the kitchen. the chefs started to arrive at 5:30. people in the community donated 400 hams that will be cooked this morning. they are expecting 4,000 people to come through and get a christmas meal and gift bag. now, helping st. anthony's serve all of this food will be coaches, and players from a football team. >> having these volunteers from the military, they will be serving our country who have served five wars. 20%. >> reporter: and they say 20% of people who come in are homeless veterans, they point out that that connection is very special to have the football players helping today. now, outside, they've got all of the gift bags all assembled
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outside. they are busy putting up garland and decorations. outside is where everyone will be lining up to comer with a meal -- come in for a meal. the volunteers will be coming in and serving a christmas meal to 4,000 people. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. netflix continues to report problems with video streaming service. we've been checking in on it to see if the problem has been fixed. it started late yesterday. on its tutter feed networks --in' its tweeter feed networks calls it -- netflix calls it terrible time. it's apparently related to amazon system. the system that delivers. and they don't know when it will be see solved. you may still get mail today if you are expecting a
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card by express mail. all people working today, volunteered so their coworkers can spend the day with family and friends and so that some last-minute gifts can get there in time. very nice. >> hopefully they will get there. 8:07. we're taking a look at traffic with tara. tara, how is it looking out there? >> everything is looking good. i think everyone is hope -- i think everyone is opening presents. >> let's take a look outside. let's take a look at the golden gate. you can see a couple of people are out there trying to get a morning stroll in. in san mateo, this is a look at the bridge. this is from the hayward side. you can see traffic moving nicely there on the right as you make your way toward the foster city. -- towards foster city. 8:07. let's check in with rosemary. a quiet start to the morning well it turned active
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by the afternoon. giving you a live look across into san francisco. we've got a beautiful shot with gray skies, mainly dry. but again, watching a few scattered showers already, especially over the north bay. we've got light rain reported in santa rosa, petaluma, novato, probably seeing some light rain as well. let me give you the very latest zooming in on some moderate rain falling over areas between petaluma and san ansel ma along highway 101 -- san anselma along highway 101. you will see this along the morning drive. a few scattered showers will continue in the morning and then the heavier stuff moves in by the afternoon. i was hoping to offer you at least a dry forecast for the morning hours. let the kiddos enjoy the new toys outside. the forecast spreading you light rain over the north bay. by about 9:00. by 11:00, light rain falling over parts of the central and
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south bay. that's not even the main event. by 1:00, here comes the front. and with the front gusty winds. breaking away to discuss by christmas night. we'll have a few lingering hours on wednesday morning. here is your extended forecast. the rain and wind will be with us for the afternoon. by tonight, it's dying down. it's moving east. we'll wake up tomorrow with a few lingering showers but then we'll be partly cloudy by the afternoon. saturday afternoon and sunday look dry. back to the desk. >> thank you. the city of san francisco has a suggestion for families looking for something to do after eating and opening up presents. how about a walk in golden gate gate? the bow -- the botanical garden
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is open today. kids can see some geese alaying. the japanese teagarden is open today. families can also rent a boat and you pedal your way around stow lake. very enjoyable. >> looks like a lot of fun. a big surprise nearly caused snowshoers their lives. and recalling a deadly tiger attack at the san francisco zoo five years ago. the memorial planned for the teenaged victim.
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isolated showers falling over the bay area followed by a steady rain and wind later today. there's developing news fromsen shawl asia. a cads acstan military plane -- kazakhstan military plane crashed. in all 27 people were killed. the crash happened near the kazakhstan/uzbekistan border. we are pale following this and are have more information late -- we're following this and will have more information later. >> reporter: welcomed sight this christmas eve. a snow cab carrying three snowshoers back to their families after two nights in the elements on mount hood. mark kelsey, mark rita estrada
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and debra schindler september out to white river park with plans to camp in a hut that night for margarita's birthday. instead, the trail they were following had rushed out during the summer. >> the reality with that -- and with all seriousness -- the trail doesn't exist. we had to make our trail and that's what kept us out there longer, kept us pushing harder. we were across treatment. >> reporter: cell service was spotty but they were able to call 911 and give their gps. search teams set out that day but had to turn back because of bad weather. so the trio spent the night in a makeshift schiller near a tree. members of the group remove -- were moved to tears when talking about the moment rescuers found them four miles down the canyon. >> they were like angels coming down the road. they were. i really thought we were done. we had no more propane very
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little food. one chance to make one call. thank god we got through. >> the irony of all of this, i put in 18 years with mountain rescue and i get to deal with the fact that mountain rescue rescued me. came to help our group out. i think i can work with the irony of that later on. >> reporter: for now, it's time to make up lost time with families. >> he's usually so punctual. i never hear the end if i don't tell him where i'm at all of the time. now he's not gonna hear the end of it. i'm gonna milk it for as much as i can. i'm happy he's back. >> that was laura rios reporting. crews called off the search for a drunk driving suspect who jumped into corte madera speak to fall off police. authorities found no sign of the suspect seen swimming away if police. ross police pulled him over and
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say he ran from them when they asked for a sobriety test. the family of a teenager killed by a tiger at the san francisco did will hold a special mass. it was christmas day five years peg when a siberian tiger killed 17-year-old carlos sousa junior and injured two of his friends. investigators concluded that the animal was provoked into leaping and clawing out of her enclosure. police later shot and killed the tiger. the zhu has -- the zoo has since settled lawsuits with the families. a 23-year-old woman has been charged with manslaughter after a hit-and-run crash that killed a woman on san francisco's twin peeks. prosecutors say she was intoxicated last thursday when she drove a car right into a group of four pedestrians, pushing them down a sleep slope. 56-year-old died from her injuries. two other people were injured but are expected to survive.
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8:16. uc berkeley police are investigating shots fired on campus. in one was hurt. but the incident happened around 7:30 on lower sprout plaza. campus police say a group of young people were arguing when one person fired three shots. the group ran from the scene but some of them were later caught. police say they also recovered a gun. a warning about a rash of cell phone thefts on muni buses in san francisco. police say three people reported their phone stolen in recent days while riding muni or get egg off the bus. officers say a woman on the 29 sunset bus was talking on her phone friday night when a man grabbed it from her. the following day another woman was robbed on san bruno avenue. a teen was robbed of his phone on another bus on san bruno as well. 70 new heart monitors were given to departments provided
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by the::county health -- departments and grants were provided by the county health department. firefighters will begin using the systems in the field january 1st. governor jerry brown gave dozens of former inmates a holiday gift. on christmas eve, he pardoned 79 people who completed their sentences and had not reoffended within the last ten years. most of those had committed low- level drug offense es. the pardons will allow the former inmates to serve on juries and in some cases own firearms. in november, voters approved proposition 36 which requires that a life sentence only be given for a third felony if it's a serious or violent crime. about 300 prisoners may qualify for resentencing hearings. a handful of inmates have
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already bon their -- would their police. san jose police loaded up their patrol cars yesterday with dozenses of bags filled with toys. >> we are seeing people at their worst a lot of times we're going out to these homes, a lot of domestic violence and disturbances around the holidays. a lot of times we see frightened children caught in the middle. the gift bags were donated by dollar stores to distribute to families. 8:19 is the time. from up, up and away to up, up and stay. see the rocket that can hover in one place after taking off. wellge the bay area is -- well, the prayer is bracing for a christmas day storm. here is a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. we'll show you what the roadways look like -- coming
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welcome back to "mornings on 2." 8:22. take a look at this. a rocket that hovers like a helicopter. wow. the company space-em launched the successful flight of its grasshopper last week. it can hover in the air and land vertically. the rocket has the potential to change spaceflight as we know it and help save millions of dollars. a family in texas had an unexpected christmas eve when a small plane crashed into their
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backyard. that happened yesterday morning in san antonio just after the plane took off. now, amazingly, the two men on board were not seriously hurt. family was inside the home when the plane went down. walked downstairs opened my backyard, there's the plane. our shed was taken out, the wing i guess destroyed it. >> the faa is now investigating the cause of the crash. 8:23. if you are headed out the roadways today. free and clear. >> yes. >> free and clear and free parking. >> to grandmother's we go. >> that's right, in the christmas sweater. people are happy i wore the okay noxious christmas sweater, according to my wets. we have free parking in san francisco today. that's the good news. anywhere you want too go is free parking. street sweeping also is basically, you know, nonexistent except for the signs where it says seven days
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a week or including holidays. you are in good shape if you want to go to fisherman's wharf or golden gate park. this is the bay bridge. you can see traffic flowing slicely into san francisco at this hour. 880 traffic flowing in both directions nicely here. 680 at the sunol grade near fremont, traffic also looking good in both directions. here's rosemary. >> good morning to you. we have a storm approaching bay area in time for your holiday. in fact, some of us already dealing with a few light scattered showers. a live look there over areas with mostly cloudy skies. we will continue to deal with the cloudy conditions. oakland still reporting dry conditions. take a look at where we do have light to moderate rain falling over the richmond/san rafael bridge. it's taking a while for some of this to hit the ground. i'm going to say at this point, mill valley, tiburon, sausalito, and now over parts
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of san francisco, the marina area, the sunset richmond district, perhaps a few scattered showers falling on your rooftop as well. as i slide down to over south san francisco, half moon bay, san mateo still try at the moment. this will be on and off through the morning hours. and then it will turn to a steady, moderate to heavy rain at times for your afternoon. the wind will also be picking up along with the front and some active weather, a possibility with the storm thunderstorms definitely will be an issue if we get through the afternoon. you may see an isolated thunderstorm or two, i should say. your forecast here, anywhere from .50 to 1 inch for the north bay. .25 to 1 for the south bay. ant inch expected for the santa cruz mountains. not as much rain as we saw on sunday. it will be gusty at times and the ground is so satch sea uted, 2 won't -- is so saturated, it won't take a lot
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to topple trees. morning showers linnering erging through wednesday -- lingering through wednesday. i will be tracking the models for you. in the meantime, we'll continue with the dry weather through. weekend. back to you. >> thank you. if you are a skier or snowboarder heading off to tahoe, we'll have what you need to know before you head up there. and brynn's royal family -- britain's royal family celebrates the holiday but some faces were missing. stay with us. i've been on super teams. but none can match the team at st. jude children's research hospital. the research at st. jude helps save kids with leukemia, brain tumors and sickle cell...
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welcome back. a san francisco church is making sure the needy are able to celebrate the holiday. ktvu channel 2 all righter alex savidge is live with us this
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morning to show us the christmas breakfast being put on by glide memorial church. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning. it's a tra capacity tradition at glide in san francisco. take a look. we're inside the prep room where all of the activity is going on. these volunteers have been up early and been out here carving up the ham and turkey working to make sure those in need get a nice, warm christmas meal. they are getting ready for a very busy day today. let me show you the scene downstairs -- downstairs. breakfast is served. hundreds are enjoying ham, egg and grits a yearly tradition. all told, glide expects to serve about 5,000 meals. many people have nowhere else to go on christmas. one man who is prepping today's meal toll me he takes part because he has family members who live on the streets. >> it's a great feeling. it's a great feeling.
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i see it every day on the streets. it touch my heart. >> reporter: close to 600 volunteers will be pitching in throughout the day here at glide to make sure that all of those warm meals get served up to the folks who need them, make sure the meat is carved, the ham and turkey. they are serving breakfast until 9:00 and then they start to serve the christmas dinner and will dish up the ham, turkey and all of the sides through 2:00 this afternoon. live this americaning in san francisco, -- this morning in san francisco, alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. hundreds of volunteers will help the salvation army deliver warm meals and christmas cheer. 4300 meals are currently being delivered to seniors living alone. it's a rather large project. this year's meals include 1500
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pounds of ham, 1200 pounds of yams and flute -- fruit juice. lefty o'doul's toy drive ended at 2:00 this morning. as of 10:00 last night, they collected about 7,000 toys. their gem was 15,000 but they say the toys are very well -- their goal was 15,000 but they say the toys are very well received. the pope made his christmas address this morning. he delivered the message at st. peter's basilica and prayed for world peace, called for an end to the violence in syria and also urged christians to make room for god in their busy lives. a midnight mass was held in the much of nativity in the town where christians believe jesus was born.
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they expect an estimated 75,000 people to visit bethlehem for the holidays. it's actually a drop from last year. while troops in afghanistan may not be able to spend christmas with their families, they are still getting in the holiday spirit. u.s. and afghanistan forces celebrated the day taught. hundreds kicked off the day with lunch. they had turkey and all of the fixings, they say the hardest part is being away from their children. >> christmas is a time where people get together and they share and we eat good food. it's not as bad as it seems. but i do wish i was home with my family. the joint celebration comes as the u.s. gets ready to hand over responsibility to afghanistan in 2014. queen elizabeth and her granddaughters arrived at st. mary magdalene church. prince philip was also there. prince william is spending the holiday with kate and her
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family. harry is serving with british troops in afghanistan. the queen's traditional message will air on radio today. it will be broadcast in 3-d for the first time. the queen will reflect on a year when sheel is brated the london licks, her diamond jub -- jubilee and announcing the connectionant kate middleton -- expecting kate middleton. chains are required on some routes. interstate 40 in oklahoma city has reopened after being shut down following a 21-car crash in icy conditions. the crash threatens to bring a white christmas to the white plains and tornadoes to the southeastern u.s. thunderstorms and tornadoes in the forecast from east texas to north
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florida. police in vallejo continue to search for a hit-and-run driver that critically injured a man. police say the man was crossing broadway at hogan avenue just before 5:30 when he was hit. witnesses say the driver was involved in a speed contest with another driver at the time. the suspect vehicle is described as a black 1990s honda civic with front-end damage. >> police say they found a man in his 60s who had been shot inside an suv on west broadmore boulevard last night. the man was rushed to the hospital for surnry -- surgery. his condition has not been released. police have not released information about a shooter or a possible motive. a nurses' strike at nine bay area hospitals now over. about 5400 nurses walked off the josh at christmas eve at seven sutter hospitals. nurses say they called the strike over health benefits, sick pay and staffing levels. bay area malls were filled with shoppers right up until
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the very last minute. many told us they didn't have time to finish off their list earlier. others say they actually came back to the stores that were offering new and bigger discounts so now they have give gifts they had not considered in their budgets before. >> some of the gifts i had, i second guessed. so now i'm exchanging stuff and getting things that my sister wants. >> the malls are predicting big crowds again tomorrow when customers will be back exchanging gifts, using gift cards, taking advantage of big sales. as much as 80% discounts to make way for the spring merchandise. i know my 13-year-old will be bugging me to go to the mall. >> i don't want to go to the mall until next year. >> i don't either. getting your day started, opening opening -- hopefully opening gifts. let's see what traffic looks out there. hey, guys.
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looking good on thed roadways. we don't have any major accidents to report at all. if we take a live look outside we can show you what 101 through san francisco looks like. it's still wet out there, a litt bit of drizzle. rosemary will have more on that. 280 at the 880 split near san jose, traffic is looking good in all directions. 880 near the oakland coliseum. this is what it looks like pretty much all morning. no delays to speak of. here's rosemary, a storm rolling in. as you saw from the cam, we're already seeing a little bit of slick roadway out there over areas of santa rosa and parts of the north bay. live rain is falling. we have dopper radar over northern california. showing you it's pretty widespread. the brunt of the storm, the powerful punch coming later today, but ahead of that system already beginning to see the prefrontal showers. take a look at this from hercules into richmond. berkeley, light rain crossing over the bay bridge, we'll find
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some light rain as well. the winds are not picking you. we'll become busier. along highway 101 you will find some in san francisco heading into daly city. the bayview district seeing some rain at this point, along the peninsula all the way down no san mateo and around half moon bay and crossing the san mateo bridge. you may find a few sprinkles. this is very light. some of this perhaps not hitting the ground just yet. but la fayette, san ramon, oakland all seeing some of the rain clouds, hanging overhead. want to show you what happens here. we have light rain through the morning hours. hit or miss hours, could become a little bit more steady as we progress over the next hour or two. and then sliding over the south bay. it's noontime, the main storm is still way back here. we get into 1:00, 2:00, by 2:00, 3:00, down into the central portions of the bay area. 5:00 if you have dinner plans, most of us are getting wet. the possibility of isolated
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thunderstorms as well with this -- thunderstorms as well with this system. wednesday morning, still isolated scattered showers in the forecast. it will be quite wet out there. 40s outside our door right now. warmer than where we were 24 hours ago because of the blanket of clouds over us. 41 in concord. fairfield in the low 40s. the reporting station there has been down. 43 for mountain view. there's your extended forecast. afternoon highs for today, low to mid-50s. it will feel cool, breezy and wet. make sure you bring along the jacket. make it a waterproof one. we're looking at scattered showers for tomorrow morning and then we break away to at least a couple of days of dry weather, partly cloudy skies. temperatures don't budge a lot. as we get into the weekend, friday night into saturday, we may introduce the possibility of a few showers there. bill martin will that tra for you. back to you -- will track that for knew an upstate new york community is in mourning after
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two volunteer firefighters were shot to death. a vigil was held in webster. four firefighters were shot as they returned to the scene early in the morning. steve rapaport has more. >> the tragedy -- >> reporter: a shocking crime early capacity eve morning. four local firefighters are shot as they rushed to the scene of a fire in webster new york. two firefighters never coming back. >> there was a car in a house that was engulfed in flames probably set by mr. splenger who wayed in wait with armment and shot the -- armiment and shot the first responders. >> reporter: police say he set the house fire himself, destroying six other homes and then hid in an edge becamement setting the -- in an e bankment
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setting the -- embankment. >> in my ka police career -- i've never seen anything like this. >> i don't know how you couldn't come out tonight. these guys are everybody's hear hoar -- everybody's heroes. when that alarm sounds, they all go. >> reporter: another story of gun violence hitting everyone close to the holidays. >> this sa time of celebration -- this is a time of celebration, time to be with your families there's people who don't have a home. there are family members missing and family members who are hospitalized. >> reporter: steve rapaport, fox news. big plans are in the work for angel island. he was one half of tv's "odd couple."
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hollywood mourns the loss of him. we're live in campbell where hotel guests were being told to leave their home. well, well, well.
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welcome back to "mornings on 2." it's 8:43. let get you updated on the
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stores we're following now. st. anthony's will serve their meals in a little over an hour. and they will also receive a gift bag. navy football players for the kraft fight bowl will help serve children as well. the toys were collected from lefty o'doul's as part of their toy drive. as of 10:00 last night, they collected about 7,000 toys. cute was first on the scene of a fire this morning at a building in an industrial area of campbell. a manufacturing business in the back of the building was gusted -- was gutted. firefighters are currently putting out any hot spots. breaking news of another fire in campbell now this morning. this one at a hotel. ktvu's janine de la vega has covered one fire in campbell, now at another. janine? >> reporter: well, this fire seems to be out. we're here at the courtyard
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marriott off creekside way in campbell. firefighters are going door to door telling people to leave their homes. they are only allowed on on the ground level. at about 8:15, smokes with scene on the 7th floor and the fire alarm woke up. many guests were woken up. they came out of the hotel room in their pajamas. firefighters arrived and they seemed to spot smoke on the 7th floor. they never saw flames. but as a precaution, they evacuated the fifth, sixth and seven seventh floor. this -- and seventh floor. this is one guest. >> get up, get out, see what's going on. we were a little disoriented when we first woke up. but we just following else down
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the stairs and exited. >> reporter: again, just as a precaution, firefighters are now having all of the guests come down to the ground level while they investigate to see sort of what sparked this apparent fire. again, only smoke was scene and this situation has calmed down a. a lot of fire engines have left the seen and they are checking out the area where the smoke was on the 7th floor. but again, no fire here anymore. it appears to be safe for the guests. they are still being kept here on the first floor. reporting live from campbell, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. two people were rushed to the hospital in east oakland overnight after their capacity eve church was was interrupted at bethel church on 82nd and macarthur boulevard. a 17-year-old and a 40-year-old woman were shot. police say a bullet even landed in a baby's stroller. the two were hushed -- the two were hushed to the hospital
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with unknown injuries. police are looking for the three people responsible for a woman fighting for her life. that shooting happened a:00 last night on 11th avenue on east 12th street. witnesses report hearing several shots and then seeing three suspects take off in a car. the woman tas taken to the hospital where she's he -- the woman was taken to the hospital where she's in critical condition. people in newtown, connecticut are trying to find christmas joy after the tragedy at sandy hook. yesterday, volunteers passed out free hot chocolate, doughnuts and stuffed animals to kids. people in newtown, connecticut say it's important to celebrate the hoyle. >> fortunately we still have many, many kids here. it's all about the kids and being with family. >> last night people gathered to celebrate the holiday at church. the shooting was barely mentioned during the shooting. all police officers have the day off so they can spend time
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with their family. officers from our -- from surrounding areas will be able to spend time with their families. we're learning new details about the deadly shooting of an american contractor in kabul by a woman dressed in an afghan police uniform. officials now say the woman is an iranian who came to afghanistan ten years ago with her husband and obtained a fake i.d. through him. on monday, 49-year-old joseph griffin of georgia. hundreds of people in subject africa attended church to pray for the recovery of nelson mandela. the 94-year-old has been in the
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hospital since the beginning of the month. says doctor -- doctors say they have no plans to release him soon. jack klugman is dead at the age of 90. klugman was well known for playing oscar madison in "the odd come" on tv. he was best friends with tony ndall until he died. klugman worked in dramatic roles in broadway and tv. his family said he died peacefry at home last night. -- died peacefry at -- peacefully at home. charles during died last night. he appeared in "the sting." a multi-million dollar than to improve -- plan to improve angel island is in the works to attract more visitors. the state parks department with
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drab rate with the -- will collaborate and promote new futures. that new i-you are playing with -- that new ipad you are playing with? it may be outdated by the spring, according to a jets blogger. he says the new -- japanese blogger. he says the new one will hit the stores by march. apple is not commenting,ing a usual. instagram has been hit with its first civil lawsuit. an instagram user is saying they breached their contract with members. they say private photos would remain private and they are not honoring that. the instagram says the lawsuit is without permit. a warning for people who plan to head up to tahoe this
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morning. a lot of people heading up and warnings that could put you at risk. and tara will have a last look at the traffic, in particular, a look at the macarthur maze.
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we have an update on the plane crash in central asia. a top commander in the kazakhstan military was among 27 people killed in the air disaster. so far, there's no word on a possible cause but the area along southern kazakhstan has
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been battered by heavy snowfall, strong winds and low temperatures in recent weeks. the federal government is warning people along the west coast there will be more debris washing up from the japanese tsunami. items that have already washum, including a huge dock, small fishing boats and soccer balls. last year's disaster went about 5 million tons of debris into the pacific. scientists expect the bulk will end up in alaska, washington state and oregon. but a recent winter warning could carry the debris to the winter coastline. there's a very strong warning about the dangers of avalanches this morning heading up to the north. it comes one day after an experienced snowboarder died after getting caught in an avalanche at donner ski ranch. 49-year-old steven anderson was buried for five hours. by the time crews reached him, it was too late. >> the friends were looking for him and probing around. they didn't find him. he was at the bottom of the cliff instead of the top.
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>> the resort said several people were iskiing and snowboarding in the area when the avalanche was triggered. the avalanche center of california says the risk is more considerablable in the next 48 hours. there was an avalanche at alpine meadows. that one was set on purpose. a member of the ski patrol is in critical condition after being caught in it yesterday morning. authorities say another medical on a snow safety mission threw an explosive charged to knicks eight an avalanche. the team members took cover but the avalanche broke higher than expected. one of them was buried in the hospital. the victim was airlifted to a hospital. that area is closed to the public. 23-year-old kimberly haze. wood left her home in upper lake on sunday night. her family said she seemed depress. they found some of her property and clotheth near where she
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meant wising -- went missing. officials looked for her yesterday. but they couldn't -- couldn't find her. three businesses in san jose were lobbed -- roshed in less than -- robbed in less than 24 hours. three businesses were robbed yesterday. another one on keely boulevard and then the last one happened sunday night at a business on londy avenue. police are still searching for the suspects. two people were hurt. the city of richmond is giving its approval to chevron's plan on rebuilding the refinery. the city manager sent a letter to the mayor saying a consultant's report supports chevron's choice in technology to repair deflective pipes. critics are concerned that the repairs are not -- will not be using the best technology. it is believed that a leaking pipe sparked the august fire. 15,000 people were sickened after that.
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8:56 now. we are getting close to gettening 0 the roads as well -- getting on the roads as well. >> we're in the home stretch. >> they have already said they've compartmentallallized everybody's -- compartmentalized everybody's gifts. merry christmas to everyone. our roadways are looking good at this hour. this is the macarthur maze traffic looking good right here and up next, we have 280 in san jose. in both directions traffic is looking nice. and last but not least, this is the golden gate bridge. it's starting to rain out there. we have a little bit of:00. so be careful out there -- we have a little bit of cloud cover. so be careful out there. here's rosemary. good morning to you. yes, the leading ing of this -- leading edge of this latest storm already beginning to bring us scattered showers.
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with the strongest wind coming this afternoon. temperatures upper 30s to low 40s right now. low 50s for the second half of our day. it will be cool, it will be cloudy, wet, windy. scattered showers tapering off tomorrow and then we will be dry thursday, friday, increasing clouds and a slight chance for perhaps a few sprinkles on saturday. >> it's christmas. >> play with the inside toys. >> the bikes a little later. >> okay. >> thank you. >> thank you. that's our report for this morning. thank you for trusting ktvu news. we'll see you the next time the news breaks. >> thanks for watching.